Team Never Sober: A Short Story

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“What happens if we get arrested tonight?”, I was asked. “Then we will just have to face the consequences and live on.”, I said as I gazed at the city lights on the rooftop of Walmart two months ago in Oahu with Josh, my boyfriend at the time, and his group of friends who called themselves “Team Never Sober” or “TNS” for short. I snuck off the island for a night this July without my parents having a single clue. I did it all for a guy who I believed was the love of my life. The guilt swallowed me up before I realized that the fear of losing him made me lose myself. I was always seen as “the innocent one” growing up. My parents raised me to be a person of good morals, teaching me to trust in God and keeping me away from drugs and alcohol.…show more content…
Though he was very open-minded, intelligent, and imaginative I had zero intentions of dating him, at first. It was after those three years of friendship when he asked me to be his girlfriend and of course I said yes because I did end up developing strong, uncontrollable feelings for him. Despite me being from the Big Island and him living on Oahu, we were able to work out our odd relationship out for a few months. Things were going well, but I was so blinded by “love” that I did not notice the person Josh was becoming. I accepted who he turned into with the addiction he grew for cigarettes, marijuana, and ecstasy. He was not the nice guy I fell for anymore, but I did not want to lose him. so he got to me, alternating my character as…show more content…
I, the supposedly “good girl”, secretly bought a plane ticket and flew to Oahu. I lied to my parents, telling them that I was going to stay at a friend’s house as a cover up for me not being home. It was evening time when I reached Oahu. Josh, along with “TNS”, came to pick me up at the airport and then we drove to the Pagoda hotel, which was where we stayed for the night. When we got our things in the hotel, we walked to the Walmart there, taking an open staircase up to the very top of the building. I had a feeling that we were up to

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